Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • I have symptoms, and I'm worried that I might have migraines.
  • I have migraines, and this is a checkup or follow-up visit.
  • I have migraines, and I'm sick or having problems.

I have symptoms, and I'm worried that I might have migraines.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD on December 13, 2017

  1. Are my headaches a sign of migraines?
  2. Are there different kinds of migraines?
  3. What triggers a migraine?
  4. Will over-the-counter medications help ease my migraines?
  5. Should I try a prescription migraine medication?

I have migraines, and this is a checkup or follow-up visit.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD on December 13, 2017

  1. If I feel a migraine coming on, what can I do to stop it?
  2. What can I do to prevent migraines?
  3. Should I keep a diary to identify my migraine triggers?
  4. What should I do if I get a very severe migraine?
  5. Are migraines linked to other health problems that I should be tested for?

I have migraines, and I'm sick or having problems.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD on December 13, 2017

  1. Are my new symptoms a sign of migraines or another problem?
  2. Should I change my migraine medication?
  3. Should I try a complementary approach, such as biofeedback?
  4. What can I do to avoid migraine triggers?
  5. I take migraine medicine often, but still have migraines. What can I do?